Ernest F. Acheson Photo

Ernest F. Acheson

Born: Sep 19, 1855

Death: May 16, 1917

Birthplace: Washington

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Ernest F. Acheson

Date of Birth : Sep 19, 1855
Date of Death : May 16, 1917
Birth Place : Washington

Ernest Francis Acheson was a newspaper editor and a representative to the United States House of Representatives. He was born in Washington, Pennsylvania in 1855. He attended the public schools there, and then went on to Washington and Jefferson College in 1875. He was admitted to the bar in 1877 and practiced law until 1879. He purchased the newspaper Washington Weekly Observer, of which he was editor. In 1889, he established a daily edition of the same paper. He was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives in 1894, and continued to serve until 1909, having been an unsuccessful candidate for the nomination in 1908. He returned to editorial work until his retirement in 1912. He died in Washington, Pennsylvania, in 1917.


  • Politician

Also known as

  • Ernest Acheson
Source: Freebase, CC-YY
Copyright ©